Kansas City Space Pirate team. Photo courtesy of NASA Topic: Where -- Kansas Source: http://www.nasa.gov/offices/ipp/innovation_incubator/centennial_challenges/beaming_tether/pb_11_2009_117_gallery_asset.html
byNASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data obtained from the team.
Before European colonization of North America’s Great Plains, spring and summer fires, triggered both by lightning and by Native Americans who used the fires to drive game, would race across the prairies, suppressing invasion from woody plants and hastening the germination of new grass seeds.Today, the springtime fires in places such as Kansas are mostly agricultural fires. Farmers and ranchers use fire to clear last year's stubble. This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging... Topic: Where -- Kansas Source: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=19953
Kansas City Community Gardens is a not-for-profit organization that assists low-income persons and community organizations in the metropolitan area to produce food from garden plots located in backyards, vacant lots, and at community sites. Topics: Kansas, Environment